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HENS: THE LAST LAST CIGARETTE

I’d have liked to have smoked with my grandfather...He died too soon. I’m convinced that he died because his cigarettes were taken away from him when he was admitted to the hospital after a fall,...I’ve often dreamt of smoking in an art museum.
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:11
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[Australia] Smoke Signals – a new book not to miss

His ninth book, Smoke Signals: Selected writing, will be launched tomorrow (Thursday) at the University of Sydney. It includes 71 essays selected from hundreds of opinion page articles, blogs, commentaries and editorials written between 1983 and 2016.
Croakey (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:47
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Principles of Tobacco Control: Extinguishing the Habit [FREE FULL TEXT]

explores the history of tobacco as well as today’s issues—from the rise of novel tobacco products such as e-cigarettes to regulations surrounding tobacco’s use, marketing and other aspects of industry behavior...Dr. Michael Eriksen, an international exper
iTunes
added Nov 26, 2016 02:19
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There Are No New Ideas, Only Rediscoveries: RETHINK The Surprising History of New Ideas

dates the invention of the e-cigarette to 1965...“Many people died needlessly of cancer in the decades after the electronic cigarette had been invented, and before its eventual rediscovery, but the new version may be a revolution in public health.
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2016 23:14
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Review: ‘Bellevue’ Celebrates a Hospital Not Crazy, but Compassionate

the experiments they conducted walked a narrow line between improvisation and barbarism. One involved injecting heated tobacco juice into the suffering patient. It went as poorly as you might expect.
New York Times
added Nov 17, 2016 02:48
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[Australia] Smoke Signals: Selected Writing: Front Matter

45 Pleased as Punch: interview with the tobacco industry 267 46 Smoking bastions set to crumble 206 47 Why even “wowsers” argue about smoke bans 209 48 How Santa and the Tooth Fairy collaborated to allow smoking at 212 casino 49 Is a smoking ban in UK pa
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 12, 2016 23:07
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Johnny Cash, the Poet in Black

A book of his poems, edited by the poet Paul Muldoon, is about to published... “We try to live by the moral guide that he laid down,” Mr. Cash said, which, among other things, means no alcohol or tobacco ads.
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Review: Nell Zink’s ‘Nicotine’ Is Hard to Put Down, Despite Its Unruly Plot

This book’s title, “Nicotine,” refers to a house in a rundown section of New Jersey that’s been occupied by friendly anarchist squatters. They’re all smokers, or chewers, or (God help us) vapers. They’ve banded together because they’re sick of being ostr
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2016 17:18
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Squatters and Cigarettes: Nell Zink’s New Novel, ‘Nicotine’

Nicotine is an addictive stimulant, and so is “Nicotine,” the new novel by Nell Zink...she finds that the house has been named Nicotine and is occupied by an approachable band of squatters, ostracized by other activist households because of their tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2016 17:17
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Why English Keeps On, Like, Totally Changing: WORDS ON THE MOVE Why English Won’t — and Can’t — Sit Still (Like, Literally) By John McWhorter

I personally appreciated the book’s comprehensive and entertaining section on “backshift,” when the emphasis on a word travels...it enrages me when people in British historical dramas say “CIG-arette” when at the time they would have said “cigar-ETTE.”
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2016 15:35
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